04:51PM | 03/22/03
Member Since: 03/21/03
2 lifetime posts
I have been searching for information on prodcuts to use to paint my metal roof on my 37 year old barn roof. I just moved into this new house. Barn roof is gambrel style, does not leak a bit. Has a slit rusty haze all over it...never been painted. I would like to paint it a green, but wondering what type of rust-neutralizing/prohibiting primer to use and what type of paint? Enamel, acrylic, epoxy, etc? I have no idea. I want it to last awhile...don't want to have to do it every couple years or so. Any help in finding information online would be appreciated. Thanks!


Brian Wood

01:08PM | 03/28/03
Dear Tom.

I am a huge fan of ceramic coatings (have used some on metal roofs).

Please check out &

You will be pleasantly surprised by the lower temps in your barn, as well as the waterproofing properties.

Let us know how it turns out.



04:50AM | 03/30/03
Member Since: 03/21/03
2 lifetime posts
Thanks Brian, I will take a look at these websites.




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